Articles & News Tagged “Wetpixel Live”
Wetpixel Live: Pro Daily Workflow
Wetpixel Live: World Oceans Day 2021
8 June is the United Nations World Oceans Day. Adam chats to the curator of the World Oceans Day Photo Contest, Ellen Cuylaerts about the origins of the day, the amazing events planned for it, and how underwater image makers can help ensure that the beauty, majesty, and perils of the world’s oceans can be highlighted on this special day.
Wetpixel Live: Color Spaces for Underwater Image-Makers
Many image-makers find that the colors in their images are not faithfully reproduced when they share images online or in print. Alex and Adam discuss the causes of this and go on to talk about how selecting the correct color space for a given purpose when exporting files can help ensure that our work is faithfully represented when it is displayed.
Wetpixel Live: Wide Angle Macro Tools
Alex](http://www.amustard.com) and Adam discuss the gear needed for what may well be the next trend in underwater photography: Close Focus Wide Angle. They chat about the competing requirements of having a system that provides optically acceptable results, can focus very close, but is small enough to allow strobes to be positioned to light subjects very close to the port.
Wetpixel Live: Travel Advice for Underwater Image Makers
Wetpixel Live: Getting Close to Subjects
One of the golden rules of underwater photography is to get close to subjects, but many subjects are wary of humans and can be difficult to approach. Alex and Adam provide some practical ideas about how to lull skittish animals into a sense of security that allows us to then capture images of them.
Wetpixel Live: Using an LCD to Assess Exposure
Wetpixel Live: Metering Modes for UW Photography
Most cameras offer a variety of metering modes, and this can lead to some confusion as to which is the most suitable for gauging the exposure of images. Alex Mustard and Adam Hanlon discuss the most commonly available options and go on to explain that they both tend to rely on “Eyeball Mark 1” to gauge the exposure of their images.
Wetpixel Live: Strobe Power Primer
Alex and Adam chat discuss strobe power. They talk about when it is needed and how the quality of light produced by strobes is more important than the amount of light they output. They also provided some tips about how to play to the strengths of your particular strobe, rather than trying to make each one good for all purposes.